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ABC
Dec 24, 2012 2:30am EST
paycheck in january, everyone goes oh, this is why the fiscal cliff was important. >>> in other news this morning, retail analysts blame worries of that fiscal cliff and other issues for a slump in holiday shopping. sales fell more than 4% during the second week of december. but overall sales should be up 2.5%. online sales are up more than 8% through saturday to an estimated $48 billion. you done with your shopping? >> i got most of it done. my husband is going to have to finish it off for the rest of the family because i don't have anymore time. >> perfect excuse. >> and he's happy to do it. mother nature is getting into the holiday spirit with christmas lights of her own. listen to this, jupiter and the moon will be in conjunction tomorrow evening, but they're already close together in the sky. and bright enough to be visible around the world, even in big cities. >> and with a home telescope you'll be able to see the storms on jupiter and the four largest moons, as well as the mountains and the craters there on the moon. even with the naked eye, believe it or not, you'll still be able
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 3:00am PST
doesn't get real until that first paycheck in january, everyone goes oh, this is why the fiscal cliff was important. that day is coming if they don't get a deal on this. >>> in other news this morning, retail analysts blame worries of that fiscal cliff and other issues for a slump in holiday shopping. sales fell more than 4% during the second week of december. but overall sales should be up 2.5%. that's less than earlier predictions. retailers expect $258 billion in sales by christmas day. online sales, meanwhile, are up more than 8% on saturday to an estimated 48 billion. you done with your shopping? or are you so slow like me? >> i am done. i got most of it done. my husband is going to have to finish it off for the rest of the family because i don't have anymore time. >> you're working overnight. perfect excuse. >> and he's happy to do it. >>> while you're out and about with the family, mother nature is getting into the holiday spirit with christmas lights of her own listen to this, jupiter and the moon will be in conjunction tomorrow evening, but they're already close together in the sky. and bright enough to be visible around the world, even in big cities. >> and with a
ABC
Jan 1, 2013 2:45am EST
to avoid the fiscal cliff. >> but there was no reason for celebration, at least on capitol hill. it is tuesday, january 1, 2013. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we both agree it's really weird saying 2013. >> that was awkward. >> writing your relate check, how long are you going to write 2012 for, another six months? >> i'm all caught up -- i thought you were insinuating i was not caught up on rent. >> no. >> but to say january and 2013 in the same sentence is awkward. >> we'll get used to it. good morning, i'm john muller in for rob nelson on this first day of 2013. >> and i'm paula faris on this first day of 2013. senators worked late into the night, but no luck, at least not really. was the fiscal cliff averted? kind of, sort of. still missed the deadline to avoid the fiscal cliff. we'll have the latest on negotiations in a moment. but first, a look at some of the other stories we're following for you on this new year's day. hillary clinton spending today in the hospital, as we're learning more about her condition. and doctors revealed just how dangerous that blood clot could have been. you won't believe where the c
ABC
Jan 1, 2013 2:15am PST
country technically does go over the fiscal cliff, even as a deal was struck. >> but the midnight deadline came and went with lawmakers still scrambling. it is tuesday, january 1, 2013. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everybody. i'm john muller in for rob nelson. >> and i'm paula faris. in washington, it was an 11th hour deal as the clock struck midnight. we're going to get the latest on this tangled fiscal cliff talks in a moment. but the senate has just passed it. now it's up to the house. >>> also this half hour, a health crisis for hillary clinton. we are now learning about the blood clot that was near her brain and how doctors are treating the secretary of state. she is lucky this didn't turn out to be fatal. >> absolutely lucky. >>> welcoming in 2013. the crowds, the cops, the confetti, the cold weather. it's got to be new year's eve in times square. we'll take you there. >> of course, the party is not just in new york. we'll drop in on some new year's eve celebrations around the globe. big cities are doing it right. >> absolutely. >>> but first, we'll talk about washington beginning 2013 much the same way it ended 2012. early this morning, the senate pas
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 1:40am PST
the fiscal cliff from happening. but with just four days left until everybody's taxes go up, there's not a lot of optimism that it can be done in time. jonathan karl, abc news, new york. >>> tributes are pouring in for retired general norman schwarzkopf. the general, nicknamed stormin' norman, died yesterday in tampa from pneumonia. schwarzkopf commanded operation desert storm, the coalition of some 30 countries that drove iraqi forces from kuwait back in 1991. in retirement, he supported charitable causes and resisting calls to run for public office. norman schwarzkopf was 78. >>> for the second time this month, a man has been pushed to his death in the path of a new york subway train. last night, eyewitnesss say a mumbling woman shoved a man onto the tracks just as the train was pulling into an elevated station in queens. surveillance video captured her running away. it's not clear if she knew the victim. new york police are reviewing surveillance video recorded on the platform to try to identify the victim and the suspect. >> this is the second time this happened this month. the first one happened in times square. this one happened in queens. i love the fact
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 2:35am EST
cutting his vacation short to be in washington where priority number one is avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> unless the president obama and congress can reach a deal by the new year, tax increases and spending cuts will take deep effect. >> president obama's re-election was one of the biggest political stories of the year. >> with the first of our year enders, here's abc's karen travers. >> reporter: president obama had to overcome a well funded opponent, struggling economy and voter doubts that he had the right agenda to turn the nation around. and after a roller coaster season, he got them. mitt romney may have started off at the front runner, but to win the republican nomination, he had to fend off some feisty challengers. >> he's the worst republican in the country to put up against president obama. >> reporter: and overcome some self-inflicted wounds. after 50 primary contests, romney clenched the nomination and it was on to the general election. >> it will be a choice between -- >> two very different paths. >> reporter: their battle focused on the economy. >> we can't afford another four years like the last four years. >> we need more tax cuts for working a
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 2:30am EST
fiscal cliff. not yet. >> lawmakerks not find common ground, and we will all be paying taxes come tomorrow. it is monday, december 31. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everybody, i'm john muller in for rob nelson. >> good to have you here. >> great to be here. >> i'm paula faris. a little later this morning, lawmakers are going to make a last-ditch effort to make a compromise. here's the latest on the talks in just a moment. but first, a look at some of the other stories. a health scare for hillary clinton. the secretary of state is hospitalized this morning after doctors discover a blood clot. we'll have the latest on her condition. >>> also this morning, a different kind of contract for a young iphone user, what this teen's mom is making him agree to before he's allowed to talk or text. >> i think it's fantastic parenting by the way. >>> a huge weekend in nfl action. the bitter end for some teams. >> yeah. >> bears. and the beginning of playoff hopes for others, who's out, who's in, who shouldn't be. fantastic details. >> bears and giants are both out. >> can y believe that? >> i can't. >> we're not the only o
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 2:35am EST
lawmakers to top level negotiations to avoid the fiscal cliff. >> it's just four days until a pending financial fiasco that would cost every single american. it's friday, december 28. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, and happy friday. i'm brandi hitt in for paula faris. >> and i'm muhammad lila in for rob nelson. brandi, we made it through the week. still got a half hour left, but we made it and it's been great. >> and then you head back to d.c. today. >> and you're going to l.a. >> so we'll be leaving you. >> it's been a wild ride. >> it's been a lot of fun. >> absolutely. now let's just make it through this half hour. coming up, we're going to hear from the vocal players in washington awaiting today's fiscal cliff negotiations. that is our top story. then we'll remember stormin' norman schwartzcopf, one of the nation's best known warriors. while leading troops to battle, he's lost his battle with pneumonia. >>> blown away by an oncoming tornado. take a look. it was recorded outside an alabama store. and it shows, oh, my gosh, the powerful winds as inspectors assess the damage from the christmas storms. we'll have more of that coming up for you later. >>> and
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 3:00am PST
that fiscal cliff. senators will try to reach a compromise today. but if not, starting tomorrow we'll all be paying more in taxes. >> i believe they're talking right now, not watching "world news now." they're actually trying to get something done. considering what they've been doing a last couple of months not going to put my money on that. just sing "kumbaya." just get it done, ladies and gentlemen. >>> and the cliff of a different kind. one by one, sledders tumbling into an icy lake. but most trying to rescue one another. we'll explain what this is all about. >>> and in "the skinny" this morning, kanye west addresses rumors of a kim kardashian pregnancy. we'll talk about that. >> and we're going to have to tell rob she's cheating on him. >> is that right? >> rob is a huge fan. >> she's a sexy woman. rob is right about that. >> i had to break the news to him that she's pregnant. so pretty much destroys his chances. >>> we're going to talk about secretary of state hillary clinton in a new york hospital this morning after doctors discovered a blood clot. >> her medical problems began weeks ago with a bout with the flu. christian thorn of our new york wabc news affiliate has more.
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 1:40am PST
the fiscal cliff. >> unless the president obama and congress can reach a deal by the new year, tax increases and spending cuts will automatically take effect. >> and the clock is ticking. >>> of course, when we look back at this year, president obama's re-election was one of the biggest political stories of the year. all others, you could say, they pealed in comparison. >> with the first of our year-enders, here's abc's karen travers. >> reporter: to win a second term, president obama had to overcome a well funded opponent, a struggling economy, and voters' doubts that he had the right agenda to turn the nation around. [ chanting ] >> all: four more years! >> reporter: and after a roller coaster season, he got them. mitt romney may have started off at the frontrunner, but to win the republican nomination, he had to fend off some feisty challengers. >> he's the worst republican in the country to put up against barack obama. >> the odds are very high i'm going to be the nominee. >> reporter: and overcome some self-inflicted wounds. >> i like being able to fire people who provide serv
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